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Our Awards

The Wates Group is an award-winning construction, property services and development company and we’re proud to have been recognised for excellence across the industry. In recent years we have been presented with the following awards:

Group Awards

Construction Manager of the Year Awards

Neil Lock was awarded Construction Manager of the Year for his work on the challenging V&A Museum extension project; Gold Medal winners were John Laycock and Dominic Hattee with a silver medal for Dave Nott.





Property Services awards


PFM Awards 2018 – Wates Smartspace FM & Twycross Zoo  –  Partners in CSR – Public Sector

The PFM Awards celebrate the best of the outsourced facilities market, recognising the importance of collaboration in successful service delivery.

UK Housing Awards 2018: Outstanding Approach to Repairs and Housing Maintenance (Birmingham City Council contract) 

The UK Housing Awards are the most prestigious and significant awards in the social housing sector. Run by the Chartered Institute of Housing and Inside Housing, they showcase the very best the housing sector has to offer.

TPAS 2018 Winner

The accolade, presented to the Thurrock team at an awards ceremony in London on 9 February recognises Wates Living Space’s commitment to delivering an excellent service and leaving a positive lasting legacy in the communities where we work

SES Awards


CIBSE Awards 2018

SES Engineering Services wins Collaborative Working award at annnual CIBSE Yorkshire Awards. More here.

Offsite Awards 2018

For the third consecutive year SES was the overall winners in the Best Use of MEP Prefabrication category, this year for the Quadram Institute, a state-of-the-art £75m food and health research laboratory project in Norwich.

Construction News Specialist Awards 2018

SES was victorious at the Construction News Specialist Awards 2018 in the Project of the Year (subcontract over £6m) category for the Queensferry Crossing, the biggest infrastructure project in Scottish history.

BESA Yorkshire Region Training Awards 2018

Congratulations to Grant Hudson and Drew Tyrrell, Assistant Project Engineer who were celebrating a triumphant weekend as both were presented with Awards at the prestigious BESA Yorkshire Region Awards 2018.  The BESA Awards recognise apprentices and employers within the building services industry who have had outstanding achievements over the past year.  Drew won the much coveted Chairman’s Award. Grant won the Electrical Apprentice of the Year Award.

British Safety Council International Safety Awards 2018

SES has once again been awarded the British Safety Council’s International Safety Award for the 22nd consecutive year – a fantastic achievement!  The award is in recognition of our commitment to keeping our workers and workplaces health and safe during the calendar year.

SES Engineering Services wins Collaborative Working award at annnual CIBSE Yorkshire Awards

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In 2018, Wates Group was ranked #35 in the Sunday Times Fast Track 100

Wates Group: Investors in People Gold 2020

Organisation of the Year: UK Social Mobility Awards 2017

Judges' Supreme Award Construction News Awards 2017

Wates Sustainable Technology Services: Recognition of outstanding achievement

Wates Group: #40 in Sunday Times Top Track 100 2017

Construction: Construction News Awards - Contractor of the Year 2017

SES: Offsite Awards 2017 – Best Use of MEP Prefabrication – Gasholders London

Gold membership: Supply Chain Sustainability School in 2017

SES: ECA Awards 2017 – Best Health & Safety Initiative Award

SES: RISE Awards 2017 – Winner of the Chair’s Award

Emily Marner and Nick Darling from SES were announced winners on Friday evening at the 2nd CIBSE Yorkshire Awards 2017

SES' Grant Hudson, Stage 2 Electrical Apprentice, Yorkshire was presented with the Citizenship Award at the BESA Yorkshire Region Training Awards 2017

SES was the overall winners in the Best Use of MEP Prefabrication category for 5 & 6 Wellington Place in 2016

SES celebrated winning the Sustainable Developments – Non Domestic category at the RISE Awards 2016 for the Laidlaw Library project.

SES was crowned winner of the ‘Partners in Expert Services – Single Site’ category at the Premises and Facilities Management (PFM) Industry Awards 2016.

SES announced winners in the Collaborative Working Partnership category at the very first CIBSE Yorkshire Awards 2016.

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